Haemopsis vorax
Horse-leech Horse"-leech`, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) A large blood-sucking leech ({H[ae]mopsis vorax}), of Europe and Northern Africa. It attacks the lips and mouths of horses. [1913 Webster]

2. A farrier; a veterinary surgeon. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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